Candice Reder

Staff Attorney

Cleveland
T +1.216.861.7079
F +1.216.696.0740

Overview

Candice Reder's intellectual property practice offers experienced insight on trademark, trade dress, unfair competition, copyright and trade secret matters. A proven advocate who represents clients in state and federal courts throughout the United States, as well as before the U.S. Trademark Trial and Appeals Board, Candice regularly assists with the protection and enforcement of intellectual property rights through trademark clearance and prosecution, portfolio management, and cease and desist efforts.

Experience

  • Conducted trademark clearance searches for clients in a broad range of industries, filed trademark applications, drafted and filed substantive responses to office actions before the USPTO, and managed opposition and cancellation proceedings before the TTAB.
  • Managed cease and desist correspondence and takedown requests.
  • Drafted, reviewed and negotiated a range of intellectual property-related agreements, including license agreements, nondisclosure agreements, confidentiality and noncompete agreements, and invention assignment agreements.

Recognitions and Memberships

Memberships

  • Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association
  • Cleveland Intellectual Property Law Association

Prior Positions

  • The Honorable Christine Walczyk, Wake County District Court: Extern (2013)

Admissions

  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Ohio
  • Ohio

Education

  • J.D., Duke University School of Law, 2013; Duke Journal of Gender Law & Policy, Senior Research Editor
  • M.A., The Ohio State University, 2007
  • B.S.B.A., The Ohio State University, 2005, summa cum laude